Welcome to Athenaeum Rectory
Tennessee Preservation Trust
Names the Athenaeum One of Ten
Most Endangered Historic Places
In the State
The list of ten include the Athenaeum 1835 (Maury County), Fort Wright Historical Site 1861 (Burlison, Tipton County), Westover
School 1879 (Obion County), Interstate Life Insurance 1950 (Hamilton County), Old Natchez Trace(Williamson County), Gilley's Hotel
1920 (Hawkins County),Highlander Folk School 1932 (Grundy County), Historical Mills across Tennessee including Bemis Mill 1901
Madison County), Historic Little River Lumber Mill, Pond and Railroad Yard 1901(Blount County), Historic Nashville 1779, Dr. Thomas
Price House 1915 (Tipton County) and Governor A H Roberts Law Office 1885 (Overton County)
You can help. The Athenaeum has been a strong part of the Columbia, Maury County and Middle TN community for decades. We are the local headquarters for the APTA (Association for the Preservation for Tennessee Antiquities). Many weddings, receptions and community gatherings have been held at the site.
Support the Athenaeum in this time of renovation and renewal by visiting us for a tour, rental or by attending one of our events.